By John Gillingham
The conflict convention celebrated its quarter-centenary in 2002 in Glasgow, and this quantity, whereas starting from Norman Sicily to Scandinavia, has a specific specialise in Scottish subject matters. There are six papers on features of Scottish heritage from the 11th to the early 13th century: on kings and their fans, at the construction of burghs, and at the border abbey church buildings. Charters (Norman, Anglo-Norman and Scottish) symbolize one other concentration. as well as papers discussing difficulties of authenticity and the consequences of forgery, numerous others use constitution facts to shed new gentle on royal and aristocratic values and on serious classes within the background of William the Conqueror and the Marshal earls. 3 papers take a comparative examine earlier and current interpretations of legislations and legislation codes in England, Scotland and Scandinavia; examine modern historians' perceptions of the Jews and Byzantium.Contributors: MICHAEL ANGOLD, G.W.S. BARROW, DAVID BATES, DAUVIT BROUN, JULIA CRICK, A.A.M. DUNCAN, RICHARD FAWCETT, J0HN HUDSON, MICHAEL H. GELTING, MICHAEL KENNEDY, RICHARD MORTIMER, BRUCE O'BRIEN, DANIEL energy, NIGEL WEBB.
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257–66. M. Mathieu, ‘Une source négligée de la bataille de Mantzikert, les Gesta Roberti Wiscardi’, Byzantion 20, 1950, 89–103. 3–6. 4–5. 26 Anglo-Norman Studies XXV facing up to the problem presented by Byzantium. His history stops well before Robert Guiscard’s invasion of Byzantium, which once again highlighted the problem of Byzantium. William of Apulia explained the cause of war in terms of the internal politics of Byzantium, which led to Michael VII losing his throne. As an afterthought he added that this upset Guiscard’s daughter Helena, who was married to the Byzantine emperor’s son and heir.
At this stage he shows scant interest in Byzantine affairs. 54 However, in the subsequent rewritings of William of Jumièges’ Deeds of the Norman Dukes Byzantium is given a much more prominent place. In a version (B), produced between 1097 and 1100, the story of Duke Robert’s pilgrimage to Jerusalem is greatly expanded. Now the duke is received by the Emperor in the city of Constantinople. He deliberately entered the city on a mule shod with gold to give the lie to the Greek calumny that the Franks were greedy for gold.
Sutherland, Liudprand of Cremona, Bishop, Diplomat, Historian, Spoleto 1988; K. 1200, ed. J. Howard-Johnston, Amsterdam 20 Anglo-Norman Studies XXV Antapodosis, which was quarried for details of Byzantine history by generations of medieval historians. His De Legatione, in which he described his experiences as ambassador to the Byzantine court in 968, by contrast does not seem to have been much used. 3 The Antapodosis is very much a history of Liutprand’s own times. There is a strongly personal element to it.
Anglo-Norman Studies 25: Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2002 (Anglo-Norman Studies) by John Gillingham